A New Season, A New Start Aug18

A New Season, A New ...

Here we go again then. On one hand it feels like Football never really went away, what with the Euros, the Olympics and an assortment of pre-season engagements. On the other hand, it seems like a long time ago that we were letting out huge sighs of relief and preparing to carry Marton Fulop...

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Much has been written about Saturday’s draw with Chelsea so I’ll spare you the forensic analysis. The long and the short of it is that it was a pretty dull game and we didn’t play anywhere near our best. Many of the players looked tired and there was an anxiety that was missing in our...

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What a performance, what a win, what an atmosphere. This match had it all – great team selection; great football (from one team); not one, but two pantomime villains; a screamer of a winning goal, and the greatest of all piss taking celebrations. Let’s all do the Poznan! Forget...

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Just over a week ago there was a justifiable mood of despondency after defeats in Milan and Sunderland. The prospect of a pivotal derby followed by a trip to Anfield made even the most optimistic fans nervous. How quickly Football can change. We now sit firmly in the top four having seen off...

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When the final points tallies are totted up in December we’ll no doubt be grateful for a point in what was, on paper at least, our toughest away game. I’ll stick my neck out here and say that I’ll be amazed if either Olympiakos or Marseille manage a point or better in Germany. The key...